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Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You is becoming a movie and it should start like this

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” is being turned into a movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal is adapting the modern Christmas standard into an animated film based… – The Verge

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

6 problems that make Iron Fist so frustrating

Marvel’s Iron Fist premiered on Netflix on March 17th, giving fans the chance to finally join the conversation critics have already been having for weeks. A weekend of binge-watching later, the… – The Verge

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

A Venom movie could work if Spider-Man is the villain

Venom is on his way to the big screen… again. Sony reportedly has a movie starring the Spidey villian scheduled for an October 2018 release, even though the studio currently shares custody of… – The Verge

March 17th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Netflix courts controversy by enlisting legendary Asian gamers to help promote Iron Fist

Netflix’s Iron Fist debuts tonight at midnight, and despite the critical shellacking the series has taken over the past week, the show must go on. As part of the series’s launch, the company has… – The Verge

March 16th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

The Matrix universe should be expanded, not remade

The Hollywood Reporter revealed this week that Warner Bros. is working on a follow-up to the Wachowskis’ 1999 classic, The Matrix, with Creed’s Michael B. Jordan in talks to play a major role…. – The Verge

March 16th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Watch the first teaser for Pixar’s Coco, the studio’s only non-sequel this year

Pixar is releasing two feature films in 2017, and the one we’re definitely the most excited about is Coco. In the film’s first teaser trailer, we meet Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez), a 12-year-old… – The Verge

March 15th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Belle is Bad and Boujee in this Beauty and the Beast parody

Ever since Donald Glover shouted out Migos’ “Bad and Boujee” at the Golden Globes earlier this year, the song has topped charts and become an early contender for hit of 2017. That means it’s gonna… – The Verge

March 14th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Ghost in the Shell’s latest critic: its own viral marketing tool

Ghost in the Shell will hit theaters in just over two weeks, and fans of the original, as well as online observers, are already gearing up for a fight. Paramount recently launched an online… – The Verge

March 13th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Atomic Blonde’s trailer shows Charlize Theron going full John Wick

Judging from the first full trailer for Atomic Blonde, the single-take brawls seen in The Raid, Daredevil, and John Wick have become a staple in Hollywood actioners. Here, we meet MI6 operative… – The Verge

March 10th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

HBO is making Game of Thrones fans watch a block of ice melt

To build hype for Game of Thrones’ seventh season, HBO launched a Facebook Live event to reveal the premiere date. That event involved watching a block of ice melt which concealed the premiere… – The Verge

March 9th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Game of Thrones season 7 premieres on July 16th

During a bizarre Facebook Live event held this afternoon, HBO announced that the first half of Game of Thrones’ seventh season will premiere on July 16th. The summer debut comes later than previous… – The Verge

March 9th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Thor: Ragnarok’s extravagant costuming recaptures the joy of ’80s superheroes

Director Taika Waititi has promised a bright and “out there” take on the Thor mythology with his next feature, Thor: Ragnarok. Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we have our first look at the actors… – The Verge

March 8th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Iron Fist isn’t just racially uncomfortable, it’s also a boring show

With the debut of Netflix’s Iron Fist now imminent, Marvel is on the defensive. The studio is in an uncomfortable position: its three earlier streaming series, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke… – The Verge

March 8th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Bob’s Burgers is using fan art to make its eighth season premiere

Bob’s Burgers, currently in its seventh season, is one of the finest animated series on TV. It’s smart, subversive, and consistently features some of the best comedians working today. And the show l… – The Verge

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

What Hugh Jackman leaving the X-Men franchise means for the superhero genre

With Logan hitting theaters today, Hugh Jackman’s 17-year tenure as Wolverine has theoretically come to an end. James Mangold’s film is a brutal, bittersweet send-off for a character (and actor)… – The Verge

March 3rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

In the DuckTales reboot, Scrooge is a superhero and Donald is Indiana Jones

In this first look at the upcoming DuckTales reboot, it’s pretty clear that the new show is going to lean harder on the adventures and mayhem that made the original series so memorable. Here, as in… – The Verge

March 2nd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

This history of Wolverine shows 35 years of Logan being a murder machine

Wolverine has been a fan-favorite member of the X-Men since the mid-1970s, but he’s only been visible on-screen since the ‘80s. Since then, he’s become perhaps the most recognizable (and, at times,… – The Verge

March 1st, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Yes, Nintendo Switch cartridges taste terrible

For a few days now, rumors and reports have been circulating that the cartridges for the new Nintendo Switch taste really bad when you lick them or put them in your mouth. The Verge can now confirm… – The Verge

March 1st, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Watch the teaser for Netflix’s next prestige film War Machine

Netflix’s next big film project is on its way for a spring debut. Titled War Machine, the film stars Brad Pitt as General Glenn McMahon in a satirical comedy meant to lampoon the War in… – The Verge

March 1st, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

The Oscars set a diversity record, but that’s not enough

On Sunday night the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, amazingly, named Moonlight the Best Picture of 2016. It was a victory made all the more stunning by the circumstances: after La La… – The Verge

February 28th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Legion gets the mystery box formula right where Westworld failed

Thanks to the rise of J.J. Abrams and the success of Lost, a significant corner of genre fiction has been in thrall to the “mystery box.” As Abrams said during that now-infamous TED Talk back in… – The Verge

February 28th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Audible had words for the Trump administration during the Oscars

While plenty of jokes and comments about our current political reality were made onstage at last night’s Academy Awards, Audible went out of its way to make commercials to criticize the White… – The Verge

February 27th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Moonlight wins the Oscar for Best Picture

Despite some, shall we say, hilarious reading difficulties, Moonlight has won the Oscar for Best Picture. The film managed to beat out favorite La La Land, along with other films Lion, Hacksaw… – The Verge

February 27th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

So there was a DeLorean at the Oscars?

For reasons that are still unclear, Seth Rogen and Michael J. Fox arrived on the Oscars stage in a DeLorean before presenting the Academy Award for Best Film Editing to Hacksaw Ridge. Rogen was… – The Verge

February 27th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Casey Affleck wins the Best Actor Oscar for his role in Manchester by the Sea

Surprising no one, Casey Affleck has just won the Oscar for Best Actor for his lead role in Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea. He takes home the award after besting the likes of Denzel… – The Verge

February 27th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Viola Davis’ acceptance speech is the Oscars at its best

Viola Davis is taking home the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her devastating performance in Fences. After taking the stage to accept her award, she proceeded to level the audience with a… – The Verge

February 27th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Oscar nominee Patrick Osborne on Pearl: ‘I wish I could make every film in VR first’

Google’s Spotlight Story program has come a long way since Windy Day landed on Moto X phones in 2013. Since then, the company has consistently produced short films to take advantage of smartphone… – The Verge

February 26th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Lego Batman director Chris McKay will reportedly direct a Nightwing movie

Nightwing is reportedly getting his own movie in the DC Extended Universe. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. is currently developing a film that will follow the grown-up former… – The Verge

February 23rd, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Watch every New York Times front page fly by and see the rise of the image

The New York Times has been in circulation since 1851, making it 166 years old this September. In that time, its front page has evolved considerably, going from a text-heavy broadsheet to one that… – The Verge

February 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Verge

Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson are caught in a pop music cold war

Vin Diesel and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson are two of the biggest stars on the planet, but who reigns supreme? One is poised to become one of the most powerful anti-heroes in the DC Extended Universe…. – The Verge

February 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Verge